We've got a nice mix of game and hardware deals for you all this week, starting with a juicy discount on OCZ's 60GB Agility 3 solid-state drive. Formerly priced at $169.99, the drive is now on sale for $94.99 with free shipping, and you can get it down to $69.99 with a mail-in rebate.
I'm guessing the drive's vertiginous price drop has to do with that SandForce SF-2200-series blue screen of death issue. However, OCZ released a firmware fix for the problem earlier this week, which makes this discounted SSD a rather appealing proposition. Keep in mind the Agility 3 can purportedly hit sequential transfer speeds in the neighborhood of 500MB/s (slightly higher for reads, slightly lower for writes) when connected to a 6Gbps Serial ATA port.
We'd be remiss not to point out that Gigabyte's GV-R695OC-1GD Radeon HD 6950 1GB graphics card, which recently earned our Editor's Choice award, is still available for $239.99 with a free copy of DiRT 3—and a mail-in rebate that can knock it down to $219.99.
As usual, Amazon also has a heaping helping of discounted PC game downloads on offer:
And there's more. A complete list of discounted releases can be viewed from Amazon's Game Downloads page.
|1. BIF - $340||2. chasp_0 - $251||3. mbutrovich - $250|
|4. Ryu Connor - $250||5. YetAnotherGeek2 - $200||6. aeassa - $175|
|7. dashbarron - $150||8. Lucky Jack Aubrey - $100||9. Captain Ned - $100|
|10. Anonymous Gerbil - $100|
|We take a seat on Turris' VR Chair||17|
|Deals of the week: Asus' MG278Q display for $400 and more||2|
|Phanteks wraps its Enthoo Evolv ATX case in sheets of glass||10|
|AOC Agon AG271QX is the first in a new line of gaming displays||16|
|HP's Chromebook 13 is dressed for success at $499||20|
|Apple and Samsung lead tablet shipments in a struggling market||25|
|MSI debuts entry-level and enthusiast C232 motherboards||12|
|Z410 SSDs bring a 480GB tier to SanDisk's entry-level drives||10|
|Galaxy S7 phones help Samsung deliver a strong first quarter||8|
|It's about time!||+39|